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Innovations

We are continually looking for new destinations, new combinations of cities and countries, special events and different modes of transport in order to keep our portfolio of travel arrangements fresh and exciting. As these opportunities present themselves we will post them in this 'Innovations' section.


Montréal

Sailing the St. Lawrence Seaway

A leisurely 9-night cruise from Montréal to Québec, Kingston, Lake Ontario and Niagara Falls.
11 nights from £2895

 
Capri

HighLights of Southern Italy

Tour highlights include visits to Pompeii, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Naples, the ‘Roman Castles’, the Vatican, the Basilicas of Rome and Ancient Rome
7 nights from £895

 
 

RV Mekong Explorer

Mekong Explorer

A new cruise from Thailand’s Golden Triangle through Laos along the ‘Mother of all waters’.
12 nights from £2995

 
Karlovy Vary © Ladislav Renner

Bohemian Rhapsody

A tour of Bohemia staying in Prague, the spa resort of Karlovy Vary and medieval Ceske Budejovice.
7 nights from £945

 
 

Noto

Secret Sicily

A further exploration of Sicily’s rich cultural and natural heritage in the footsteps of ‘Inspector Montalbano’.
7 nights from £945

 
Luxor

From Thebes to the Pyramids

‘Discovering Tutankhamun’ in Luxor and at the Pyramids.
7 nights from £695

 
 

Orvieto

Return to Secret Italy

A further exploration of Italy’s rich cultural heritage from Assisi to Ravenna and Orvieto.
7 nights from £1295

 
Kotor

Secret Balkans

Explore the hidden gems of Montenegro by boat and train, and visits to Albania, Croatia and Serbia.
8 nights from £995

 
 

Mykonos

Aegean Jewels

Sailing from Athens to Ephesus, visiting the Cyclades and Dodecanese Islands. **EARLY BOOKING OFFER**
9 nights from £2145

 
Royal Palace, Madrid

Royal Madrid

Exploring the delights of Madrid, El Escorial and Segovia
4 nights from £565

 
 

Darjeeling

Splendours of East India

Discover Assam & Bengal from Kolkata to the Himalayas and Kaziranga with a Brahmaputra cruise.
15 nights from £2895

 
Villa Bellagio

Villas & Gardens of the Italian Lakes

Visit the famous villas and gardens of lakes Como, Maggiore and Lugano.
7 nights from £1190

 
 

Amsterdam

The Art of Amsterdam & The Hague

A springtime cruise discovering Dutch masterpieces and floral delights.
4 nights from £865

 
Pokhara

Discover Nepal

Nepal’s natural splendour and religious heritage from the Himalayas to the birthplace of Buddhism.
13 nights from £1995

 
 

Mysore Palace

Secret India

The temples and Golden Chariot of Hampi, Mysore palaces, hill stations and Nilgiri steam train.
14 nights from £1695

 
©John Hamilton Hooper

Robin Pope Safaris

A special safari arrangement in Zambia’s premier national park, South Luangwa, with a stay on Lake Malawi
10 nights from £3295

 
 

Near Katha

‘The Irrawaddy Defiles’

A pioneering Irrawaddy cruise north from Mandalay to the ‘Three Defiles’ and George Orwell’s Katha
12 nights from £3095

 
Elephants at Chobe National Park

Safari in ‘Wilderness’

Victoria Falls Hotel and classic tented safaris in Botswana or Zambia and Zimbabwe
12 nights from £2995

 
 

Aswan

Aspects of Aswan

Enjoy the views and heritage, staying at the historic Old Cataract or on Elephantine Island
7 nights from £795

 
View over Angra do Heroísmo © Associação Turismo d

Aspects of The Azores

Visiting the islands of Sâo Miguel, Terceira, Faial & Pico
7 nights from £1245

 
 

Vilnius University

Lithuania Winter Offer

A weekend of winter scenes, Baltic Amber and 3 capitals.
3 nights from £495

 
Borobudur

Discover Java & Bali

Explore the Indonesian islands of Java & Bali, including Mount Bromo and Borobudur.
13 nights from £1995

 
 

Lofoten

Lofoten & the Northern Lights

A ‘Hurtigruten’ 5-night voyage within the Arctic Circle including a stay on Lofoten.
7 nights from £1495

 
Drakensberg

Secret South Africa

From the Drakensberg to the Eastern Cape exploring Apartheid history, Lesotho, Addo and the Wild Coast.
11 nights from £2495

 
 

Elvas Aquaduct

Secret Pousadas

Stay at historic Pousadas in undiscovered areas of Portugal’s Alentejo region and nearby Lisbon.
7 nights from £895

 
Chindwin

Secret Burma

A new ‘very small ship’ cruise on the remote river Chindwin ‘beyond the guidebooks’
11 nights from £2995

 
 

The Pyramids, Giza - Egypt Tours

Pyramids & the Nile

Combining ancient Egypt’s two great capitals of Thebes and Memphis.
7 nights from £795

 
Seville

A Journey through Andalucía

Exploring the architectural beauty of Seville, Córdoba and Granada
7 nights from £875

 
 

Lyon

Amsterdam to Avignon

A trans-European journey by train & ship on the Rhine & Rhone from the North Sea to Provence. **EARLY BOOKING OFFER**
9 nights from £1645

 
Restaurant, Hotel Sorrisniva

Arctic ‘Ice Hotel’ & the Northern Lights

Visit Arctic Alta, and stay one night in an Igloo ‘Ice Hotel’.
3 nights from £995

 
 

Tortuguero Lagoon

Grand Tour of Costa Rica

A comprehensive journey discovering diverse landscapes and exotic wildlife
18 nights from £2795

 
Stone town & Zanizibar Serena Inn

The Spice Island of Zanzibar

Explore historic Stone Town and relax on Zanzibar’s beautiful coastline
9 nights from £1795

 
 

Classic Train

Classic Golden Pass

First class rail journey from Lake Lucerne to Lake Geneva with a stay in Interlaken.
7 nights from £1095